1 hour 29 mins ago by Associated Press
McALLEN, Texas (AP) – Crews were operative by a night after a boat carrying scarcely a million gallons of generally thick, gummy oil collided with a boat in Galveston Bay, leaking an different volume of a fuel into a renouned bird medium as a rise of a roving shorebird deteriorate was approaching.
Booms were brought in to try to enclose a spill, that a Coast Guard pronounced was reported during around 12:30 p.m. Saturday by a captain of a 585-foot ship, Summer Wind. Coast Guard officials pronounced a brief hadn’t been contained as of 10 p.m., and a collision was still being investigated.
The Coast Guard says a boat collided with a boat carrying 924,000 gallons of sea fuel oil. It didn’t give an guess of how most fuel had spilled into a bay.